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  • NRA, Trump: Clinton would abolish 2nd Amendment, gun rights

    05/21/2016 3:52:38 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 17 replies
    WAVE 3 News- Louisville ^ | May 20, 2016 | GORDON BOYD
    The National Rifle Association may be a nation unto itself in its commitment to the right to bear arms. The number of members attending its annual convention here is larger than the combined populations of Jeffersonville and Clarksville, Ind.; more than 70,000. But the message its leadership delivered by endorsing Donald Trump, and by hosting his second Louisville visit, is aimed at the more than 5 million members who stayed home. "This election is about the soul of the country, and the Second Amendment," said Chris Cox, executive director of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action. "If your preferred candidate...
  • Hillary Super PAC fundraiser linked to Soros, Media Matters

    06/28/2013 12:26:39 PM PDT · by opentalk · 11 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | June 26, 2016 | Patrick Howley
    A founding member of the Ready for Hillary PAC’s Finance Council is a member of George Soros’ progressive donor network, The Democracy Alliance, and has links to controversial progressive organizations Media Matters for America and the Tides Foundation. San Francisco environmentalist Susie Tompkins Buell is one of the key founding members of the Finance Council for Ready for Hillary, a super PAC that hopes to build a strong coalition of donors and online supporters in preparation for Hillary Clinton’s expected 2016 presidential campaign. …Buell, a co-founder of the Esprit clothing line, is a member of the Democracy Alliance, a secretive...
  • Rand Paul: Hillary's Benghazi story unraveling

    04/23/2013 5:27:43 AM PDT · by JohnPDuncan · 49 replies
    WND ^ | WND
    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was “surprised” by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s sworn testimony in a Senate hearing in which she claimed that she did not know whether the U.S. mission in Libya was procuring or transferring weapons to Turkey and other Arab countries. It was Paul who asked Clinton the question during the hearings. His inquiry focused on alleged weapons shipments out of Benghazi to arm the rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Speaking on “Aaron Klein Investigative Radio” on New York’s WABC Radio, Paul was reacting to Clinton’s testimony in light of a New York Times...
  • Rand Paul: Benghazi Failures Show Hillary Clinton Unfit for Office

    05/07/2013 4:45:58 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 23 replies
    The New American ^ | 07 May 2013 | Jack Kenny
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's "dereliction of duty" regarding security at the U.S. diplomatic outpost at Benghazi, Libya, should preclude her from holding any office, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said. Benghazi Failures Show Clinton Unfit for Office, Paul Says The New American 07 May 2013 Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's "dereliction of duty" regarding security at the U.S. diplomatic outpost at Benghazi, Libya, should preclude her from holding any office, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said in a speech to the Missouri Republican Party last week. The Missouri Republicans released a video of the entire speech Tuesday morning...
  • Are You IN or OUT? Romney Wins if YOU VOTE!! Say BYE BYE to Team Obama and the Clintons FOR GOOD!

    09/28/2012 3:36:20 PM PDT · by Joy Angela · 25 replies
    Facebook ^ | 9/28/2012 | Joy Angela
    Call to ALL of AMERICA to BACK Mitt Romney! Share the Link, Share the Word, Join US!! And PRAY!! Your VOTE is Going to Help Us Replace Obama!
  • Gadhafi dead, who's next on Obama's hit list?

    10/20/2011 4:51:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 59 replies · 1+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | October 20, 2011 | Andrew Malcom Political News & Commentary
    In what might be called the Obama Doctrine, but won't be because it isn't one and we were leading from behind anyway, the nation's top community organizer has helped NATO reorganize another bad guy from the world scene. Thirty-one weeks after Nobel Peace Prize winner Obama promised that the Libyan military operation would last "days not weeks," Muammar Gadhafi is dead, along with hundreds of fighters and civilians on both sides. The dictator lasted through 42 years of international insoucance, ever since Obama was a sixth grader. But near the beginning of the Arab Spring earlier this year Gadhafi made...
  • DFU YouTube SING-ALONG: Muslim Brotherhood Picnic (Teddy Bears' Picnic)

    06/20/2011 6:46:38 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 3 replies
    dfu via youtube ^ | 6-20-11 | dfu
    Isn't that nice? Huma's mommy, a Muslim professor in Saudi Arabia, is part of the Muslim Brotherhood. Hope you enjoy MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD PICNIC
  • O'Donnell backs Clinton for 2012 run

    11/30/2010 6:53:21 AM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 81 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 11/30/2010 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    Former Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell's dream presidential matchup for 2012 might just be Hillary Clinton versus Sarah Palin. O'Donnell, a Republican who rode the tea party wave to a primary upset in August, said she hopes Clinton runs and defeats President Barack Obama in a Democratic primary. “I hope she runs for president," O’Donnell says of Clinton in an interview on “Good Morning America.” “I would love to see her take out Obama in the primary. You know, I would even be tempted to change my registration so that I could vote for her in the Democratic primary," she...
  • Alinski's Rules: Must Reading In Obama Era

    02/03/2009 8:08:22 AM PST · by Nachum · 34 replies · 1,669+ views
    IBD ^ | 2-02-09 | PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY
    Immediately after the Democratic National Convention in Colorado, the Boston Globe published a letter from David Alinsky. He boasted about how Barack Obama had made effective use of his training in the methods of David's late father, the famous Chicago radical, Saul Alinsky. David Alinsky gloated: "I am proud to see that my father's model for organizing is being applied successfully beyond local community organizing to affect the Democratic campaign in 2008. It is a fine tribute to Saul Alinsky as we approach his 100th birthday."
  • Hillary Clinton taps her own video production team for Democratic convention

    08/14/2008 10:32:07 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 19 replies · 144+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | August 14, 2008 | Thomas DeFrank
    She's already snagged plum speaking gigs for herself, her husband and their daughter, so what else does Hillary Clinton want at the Denver convention? Her own production team for the introductory video. Democratic officials told the Daily News Wednesday that the video preceding Hillary's Aug. 26 prime-talk talk will be produced by Arkansas pals Harry Thomason and Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, best known for creating the TV sitcom "Designing Women." These officials said that while many other convention speakers will also rate videos, Clinton negotiators insisted on Hillary having her own video team instead of letting Barack Obama's convention planners handle the...

    05/10/2008 2:05:21 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 56 replies · 117+ views ^ | May 10, 2008 | Robert Novak
    Robert Novak May 10, 2008 -- CLOSE-in supporters of Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign are convinced he never will offer the vice-presidential nomination to Sen. Hillary Clinton for one overriding reason: Michelle Obama. Obama's wife didn't comment on other rival candidates, but she has been sniping at Clinton since last summer. Obama sources say those public utterances don't reveal the extent of her hostility.
  • Ex-KFI Talk Show HOTTIE "John Ziegler" back in Los Angeles for HOT SHOW! April 21 - 24!!

    04/18/2008 4:53:28 PM PDT · by reformjoy · 14 replies · 690+ views
    http://www.John ^ | 4-16-08 | John Ziegler
    Dear John Ziegler Mailing List Members: I want to update you on a couple of important matters. First, I wil be hosting a series of special shows next week (April 21-24) on KGIL-AM radio in Los Angeles. The shows will run Monday-Thursday from 6-8 pm and will feature different female co-hosts whose names I know you will recognize. The station is 1260-AM in Los Angeles and 540-AM in Orange County/San Diego. I hope you will be able to listen and perhaps even participate. Secondly, you may have heard that my former partner at KFI Leah Brandon has left the station...
  • Bill Clinton, China linked via his foundation

    04/13/2008 6:53:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies · 208+ views
    LAT ^ | April 13, 2008
    NEW YORK -- As Chinese authorities have clamped down on unrest in Tibet and jailed dissidents in advance of the 2008 Olympics, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has taken a strong public stance, calling for restraint in Tibet and urging President Bush to boycott the Olympics opening ceremonies in Beijing. But her recent stern comments on China's internal crackdown collide with former President Bill Clinton's fundraising relationship with a Chinese Internet company accused of collaborating with the mainland government's censorship of the Web. Last month, the firm, Alibaba Inc., carried a government-issued "most wanted" posting on its Yahoo China homepage, urging...
  • Hillary's Latest Whoppers

    03/27/2008 8:04:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies · 1,169+ views ^ | March 27, 2008 | Emmett Tyrrell
    WASHINGTON -- As the Clintons enter their 17th year at the center of the national stage, some Washington pundits are running out of patience with them. My condition is more desperate. I am running out of jokes about these two perennial college kids. History eventually will remember them as the reincarnation of Warren and Florence Harding. For now, they come off as two undergraduate BSers on a protracted spring break. Hillary BSes about her indispensability to the first Clinton administration. Bill agrees with her and BSes about everything under the sun. At the beginning of their delightful presidential campaign, a...
  • BOMBS OVER BOSNIA: HILL SHOOTS HER MOUTH (“Hillary Clinton is a congenital liar”)

    03/27/2008 10:16:50 AM PDT · by Liz · 35 replies · 1,583+ views
    NY POST ^ | March 27, 2008 | VOX POPULI
    *** Next she'll say that she was threatened by Bosnian snipers disguised as little girls hiding Uzis in the flowers...... NAMES REDACTED Ozone Park *** The master of deceit, Bill Clinton, and his sidekick, Hillary. "I did not have sexual relations with that woman" still rings in my ears. Lavallette, NJ ***What a sick lie. I'm sorry I ever voted for the Clintons and did so twice. If she gets the nod by conniving, I'll be voting for Sen. John McCain. Surfside Beach, NC *** I don't see how anyone can support Clinton now that she has been caught with...
  • FED-UP ELECTORATE WON'T TAKE THIS 'LYING' DOWN (the Clintons' colossal political swindle)

    03/26/2008 8:41:24 AM PDT · by Liz · 28 replies · 1,338+ views
    Hillary Clinton regaled reporters for the umpteenth time with her fairy tale about a heroic landing through a hail of sniper fire 10 years ago.....This is pure, calculated fabrication. Lies, all of it. Fraudulence of this scope and severity makes Al Gore's claims that he invented the Internet look downright quaint. Throughout even the most polarizing of political eras, there is one thing both sides have always been able to agree upon: The Clintons lie with the 1993 firing of the White House travel staff, investigators concluded Hillary's sworn testimony was "factually false." In 2000, The NY Times...
  • Clinton Says She Erred on Bosnia Story

    03/26/2008 7:20:00 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 40 replies · 762+ views
    Breitbart ^ | Mar. 25, 2008 | CHARLES BABINGTON
    GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she made a mistake in claiming that she came under hostile fire in Bosnia 12 years ago, as rival Barack Obama's campaign continued to challenge her credibility. In a recent speech and interviews, the New York senator described a harrowing scene in Tuzla, Bosnia, in which she and her daughter, Chelsea, had to run for cover as soon as they landed for a visit in But video footage of the day showed a peaceful reception in which a young girl greeted the first lady on the tarmac. Clinton told reporters in...
  • The Enemies of Free Speech are on the march (Get the Clintons out of my face! - Wes Vernon)

    03/25/2008 11:50:14 PM PDT · by reformjoy · 8 replies · 938+ views
    Renew America ^ | March 24, 2008 | Wes Vernon
    Wes Vernon March 24, 2008 The Clintons are at it again. There is no length to which these scheming affronts to plain decency will not go in order to protect themselves — i.e., his precious legacy and her perceived entitlement to ascend to the throne. Keep the truth from the American people Obviously embittered by the failure of their acolytes and thugs to intimidate ABC into canceling the 2006 film The Path to 9/11, they are now going to the ends of the earth to prevent the release of that film on DVD. This time, ABC's brass is cooperating...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Top Confident Huma Abedin Is Assistant Editor Of An Islamic Journal

    03/22/2008 10:10:53 AM PDT · by jveritas · 226 replies · 9,186+ views
    March 22 2008 | jveritas
    Huma Abedin the top confident and closest aide for Hillary Clinton is an assistant editor to an Islamic Journal called “Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs” fact the “Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs” and its “Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs” were founded by Huma Abedin father Syed Z. Abedin was a famous Islamic scholar but died when Huma was 17, and now both the Islamic institute and its journal are headed by her mother Saleha Mahmood Abedin also known as Saleha S Mahmood a famous Islamic scholar and deputy dean of an Islamic school in Saudi Arabia called Dar Al-Hekma...
  • Why Hillary "Misspoke" Matters

    03/25/2008 7:48:17 AM PDT · by bocopar · 34 replies · 1,257+ views
    Outside The Wire ^ | Bob Parks
    From Jack Cafferty to even Keith Olbermann, the mainstream media has begrudgingly had to acknowledge that Hillary Clinton’s recent “scripted” recollection of dodging sniper fire in Bosnia was not just a misstatement, but a bold faced lie. A lie told to bolster her image as an experienced, courage-under-fire, presidential candidate ready to become Commander-in-Chief. The media, as usual, has been slow to jump onboard because they depend on candidates to come on and give interviews. When they think they’re being unduly picked on, they avoid that network. So media outlets are careful to fully check stories before they run them....
  • Does Hillary attend her committee meetings? (Bill Clinton lying for his wife's benefit)

    03/22/2008 6:03:51 AM PDT · by jdm · 15 replies · 1,176+ views
    Hot Air ^ | March 22, 2008 | by Ed Morrissey
    That’s the question John McCain must be asking himself after hearing a strange assertion from Bill Clinton about Hillary Clinton’s qualifications. Bragging that “the girl” has more former military commanders endorsing her than anyone else, Bill said that her unique experience among all of the candidates on the Senate Armed Services Committee made the difference. If so, the commanders must be as bad at research as Bill, because McCain has served on that committee since before Bill and Hillary ever came to Washington: He continued to highlight the military issue later in Cary, accentuating his wife’s gender to emphasize his...
  • Clinton closing in on Obama in NC

    03/19/2008 11:27:40 AM PDT · by Kuksool · 25 replies · 888+ views
    Public Policy Polling ^ | March 19, 2008 | Public Policy Polling
    Obama leads 44-43 in the state, after leading by four points in a similar poll conducted by PPP two weeks ago. Clinton has particularly made gains with female voters, with whom she now has a slight lead after trailing in the previous poll.
  • Dean: Elect a Democratic President to Bring Our Troops Home

    03/19/2008 8:35:51 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 17 replies · 365+ views
    Dean: Elect a Democratic President to Bring Our Troops Home March 19, 2008 Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean issued the following statement on the fifth anniversary of the war in Iraq: "Over the past five years our nation has lost 4,000 brave Americans, more than 29,000 wounded, and still our troops are caught in the middle of a civil war in Iraq. As our brave men and women in uniform admirably continue to risk their lives, the Iraqis have failed to make the political progress needed to sustain peace. "On this solemn anniversary, Americans around the country are asking...
  • Clinton on Obama’s Speech: I Haven’t Heard It

    03/19/2008 12:43:30 AM PDT · by kingattax · 39 replies · 1,329+ views
    New York Times ^ | 3-18-08 | Patrick Healy
    PHILADELPHIA -– Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared at Philadelphia’s City Hall this afternoon, a few hours after Senator Barack Obama delivered a major speech on race not far from here. But despite the speech’s high profile and intense media coverage of it, Mrs. Clinton said at a news conference she had not heard it yet or read the text. Many reporters muttered in disbelief during and after her remarks, surprised that a candidate as diligent as Mrs. Clinton -– who always talked about being well-prepared and doing her homework -– would not have read the speech yet. The fact that...
  • The High Cost of Hillary

    03/17/2008 10:45:53 AM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 25 replies · 1,258+ views
    Commentary Magazine ^ | Peter Wehner
    The High Cost of Hillary by Peter Wehner(Web Exclusive) In his Los Angeles Times column Saturday the New Republic’s Jonathan Chait wrote: Something strange happened the other day. All these different people—friends, co-workers, relatives, people on a liberal e-mail list I read—kept saying the same thing: They've suddenly developed a disdain for Bill and Hillary Clinton. Maybe this is just a coincidence, but I think we've reached an irrevocable turning point in liberal opinion of the Clintons. The sentiment seems to be concentrated among Barack Obama supporters. Going into the campaign, most of us liked Hillary Clinton just fine,...
  • OBAMA is No Tiger Woods (The Golfer has actually acheived something and doesn't play the victim!)

    03/16/2008 8:17:51 AM PDT · by reformjoy · 29 replies · 1,092+ views
    OC Register ^ | Mar 14, 2008 | John Ziegler
    On the surface, Tiger Woods and Barack Obama seem to share much in common. While both are obviously among the most charismatic, talented and famous people in the nation (if not the world) it is in the area of race where their apparent similarities have received by far the most attention. …. reaching heights of achievement that no one of their backgrounds had ever attained before, both have been given credit for creating, as well as taking advantage of, a so-called postracial dynamic that many herald as a break with our country's often disgraceful history when it comes to race.
  • Dan Proft- Dream Team No More: Identity Politics Melting Down Democrat Party

    03/17/2008 10:00:01 AM PDT · by JulianaJohnson · 14 replies · 1,096+ views
    Urquhart Media, LLC ^ | 3/17/08 | Dan Proft
    Forget Eliot Spitzer, the entire Democrat Party is melting down before the nation's very eyes. Last week, America was both introduced to the electoral cure for white guilt in the form of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright and reminded by Geraldine Ferraro why Walter Mondale lost 49 states. The Democrat Party and its two competing Presidential candidates have been hoist by their own petard of race- and gender-identity politics. Feminist icon Ferraro, a Hillary Clinton-backer, was branded a racist by the Obama campaign for curious statements about the "concept" of Barack Obama. Ferraro essentially argued that if Barack Obama were different,...
  • Historic Contest Verges On Knockdown-Dragout Racial Brawl

    03/17/2008 9:19:34 AM PDT · by Incorrigible · 18 replies · 897+ views
    Newhouse News ^ | 3/16/2008 | Jonathan Tilove
    Historic Contest Verges On Knockdown-Dragout Racial Brawl By JONATHAN TILOVE   Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., (l), with his pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. (Courtesy Trinity United Church of Christ)     WASHINGTON — In one corner we have Barack Obama, an African-American senator whose candidacy blossomed when white people saw him as capable of transcending America's divisions _ racial and otherwise. In the other corner is Hillary Clinton, senator and former first lady, who began the drive for the White House even more popular with black voters than Obama.It was clear early...
  • Obama to Clinton: Your turn

    03/17/2008 7:46:38 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 9 replies · 937+ views ^ | 3-17-08 | Lynn Sweet
    NOTE: Lynn Sweet and I have spoken before. She did not want to write about Peter Paul's demand to refund $1.2 million that was an illegal donation. The FBI presented evidence in the David Rosen trial that Peter personally gave that amount. It has never been properly reported. It must be returned. ============================================================================ ============================================================================ Obama to Clinton: Your turn 'VETERAN OF NON-DISCLOSURE'? | Having aired his Rezko ties, he challenges her to release tax, other data March 17, 2008 BY LYNN SWEET Sun-Times Columnist The Obama campaign Sunday called Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton a "veteran of non-disclosure" and, opening a...
  • Rush it’s time to adjust our strategy and back Obama

    03/17/2008 5:44:36 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 73 replies · 2,250+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | March 17, 2008 | John F. Allen
    The Democrat’s Volvo is rolling over the cliff of phony liberal piety. Now the lies establishment liberals have told about themselves are open for the world to see. Their putative open mindedness, their affinity for the underdog and their willingness to personally sacrifice their own comfort for social progress is giving way to a no holds barred fight against “one of them.” The “one of them” is Barack Hussein Obama, who is Black with a Muslim name and the most liberal senator in America. The number of flaws Mr. Obama brings to his candidacy for President of the United States...
  • Clinton Lashes Out at Obama's 'Assault'

    03/17/2008 4:35:42 AM PDT · by Renfield · 9 replies · 812+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 3-16-08
    WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton's White House campaign lashed out Sunday after a report said rival Barack Obama was preparing a "full assault" on her after unloading some embarrassments to his own campaign. The feuding over the report in the Democrat's hometown newspaper, the Chicago Tribune, came as Republican nominee-elect John McCain polished his national security credentials on a surprise trip to Iraq. "It is disappointing that a campaign that began by promising a politics of hope has come to this, that it is signalling and revelling in attacks on Senator Clinton's character," her communications director Howard Wolfson said. "This is...
  • Expect the Obama-Clinton showdown to get ugly

    03/17/2008 3:45:09 AM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies · 933+ views
    Kingston (ON) Whig Standard ^ | 3/17/2008 | Peter Worthington
    The only suspense in Barack Obama's Democratic Party primary win in Mississippi last week was how much he'd win by. Anything less than double digits could be interpreted as something of a moral victory for his rival for the presidential nomination, Hillary Clinton. "Moral victories" are useless in politics, but they are a straw to grasp at if you are the Clinton campaign struggling towards the next primary, in Pennsylvania, which is six weeks away. So with Obama winning Ole Miss 61 per cent to 37 per cent - a 24-point spread - well, it could be called a demoralizing...
  • Truly a Scorched Earth

    03/17/2008 3:02:19 AM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies · 561+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 3/16/2008 | Richard H. Collins
    Democrats have to be asking themselves how they got to this point. Hopes of a quick and definitive primary have disappeared and they find themselves embroiled in a bitter stalemate punctuated with accusations of racism and sexism while the GOP nominee uses the time to raise money and mend fences. The irony of course is that Hillary Clinton has gone from being the inevitable and early nominee to waging a desperate battle until the convention; from planning an above the fray campaign with feints to the center to throwing everything she can think of at her opponent no matter...
  • What Is Clinton Hiding? (Obama Counterattack begins)

    03/17/2008 1:13:57 AM PDT · by tlb · 14 replies · 1,184+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 16, 2008 | staff
    Hillary Clinton often seems to operate by the maxim that silence is golden. When asked whether she would release a list of her earmarks, her spokesman dodged the question, while declaring that she is "proud of the investments in New York that she has secured." But for now, at least, not proud enough to let voters know what they are. This exercise in secrecy is part of a Clinton pattern that grows more worrisome all the time. The former first lady often says that she, unlike Obama, has been thoroughly vetted, rendering her impervious to Republican attacks. In fact, there...
  • Clinton and Obama campaigns hurl new accusations

    03/17/2008 1:06:46 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 5 replies · 373+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | March 17, 2008 | Associated Press
    CHICAGO -- Strategists for the campaigns of Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton exchanged calculated barbs Sunday over accountability and ethics and who was engaging in personal attacks. Obama communications director Robert Gibbs called on Clinton to release full post-White House tax returns; disclose all "earmarks," or pet projects, the New York senator had inserted into spending bills; and release all documents on the Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Presidential Library, including a list of donors. "What is lurking in those documents?" Gibbs asked. "There are gaps that need to be filled," said senior Obama strategist David Axelrod. The two...
  • Hillary’s Plan to Win

    03/16/2008 10:58:08 PM PDT · by jdm · 39 replies · 1,344+ views
    Patterico ^ | March 17, 2008 | Staff
    No wonder Democratic leaders are discussing ways to resolve the Obama-Clinton race. It may have something to do Hillary Clinton’s recent Q&A with Newsweek (March 17, 2008, issue): “How can you win the nomination when the math looks so bleak for you?It doesn’t look bleak at all. I have a very close race with Senator Obama. There are elected delegates, caucus delegates and superdelegates, all for different reasons, and they’re all equal in their ability to cast their vote for whomever they choose. Even elected and caucus delegates are not required to stay with whomever they are pledged to. This...
  • The Divided Democrats

    03/16/2008 9:50:41 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 11 replies · 771+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 3-17-08 | Michael A. Cohen - Commentary
    The Divided Democrats By MICHAEL A. COHEN March 17, 2008 It has been more than five decades since any political party in America has had a brokered convention, and for political junkies a heated battle at the Democratic convention seems like a tantalizing possibility. But for Democrats, a protracted nomination battle, culminating in a convention fight, could undermine the party's hopes of reclaiming the White House this fall. Since voters in Ohio and Texas breathed new life into Hillary Clinton's campaign, some have argued that the current stalemate will not hurt the party's candidate come November. After all, as several...
  • Democrats Must Unify — Or Else

    03/16/2008 6:03:50 PM PDT · by kingattax · 20 replies · 907+ views
    CBS News ^ | Mar. 16, 2008
    (CBS) Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick said that he believed if Barack Obama goes into the Denver convention leading in the count of popular vote and pledged delegates, that he will have earned the support of superdelegates - and the nomination. “I think the superdelegates in the end will ratify the will of the people and the pledged delegates," Patrick, a Democrat, said. “He will have earned [the nomination], he will have earned it against a very entrenched and strong contender.” Appearing on Face The Nation, Patrick told host Bob Schieffer that he hoped the Democratic Party would not become divided...
  • Revote could offer Michigan a final say (RATS to 'certify' they didn't vote in GOP primary)

    03/16/2008 5:47:38 AM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies · 706+ views
    Toledo Blade ^ | 3/16/08 | TOM TROY
    Revote could offer Michigan a final sayDems question impact of 2nd primary Article published Sunday, March 16, 2008 By TOM TROY BLADE POLITICS WRITER It's not often that people get to vote twice in the same election, but it could happen this year for Michigan Democrats. **SNIP** Four prominent Michigan Democrats announced a tentative plan Friday to have a revote primary on June 3, but numerous details remain. **SNIP** One essential element, laid down by Michigan Republicans who control the state Senate, is that the party - not Michigan taxpayers - must put up the estimated $10 million to $12...
  • Clintons' political skills mean they can never be counted out

    03/16/2008 12:35:23 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies · 715+ views
    The Newark Advocate | March 15, 2008 | Chuck Raasch
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  • For Democrats, Increased Fears of a Long Fight [“This was everybody’s worse nightmare.........]

    03/15/2008 5:36:22 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 65 replies · 2,245+ views
    March 16, 2008 For Democrats, Increased Fears of a Long Fight By ADAM NAGOURNEY and JEFF ZELENY WASHINGTON — Lacking a clear route to the selection of a Democratic presidential nominee, the party’s uncommitted superdelegates say they are growing increasingly concerned about the risks of a prolonged fight between Senators Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama, and perplexed about how to resolve the conflict. Interviews with dozens of undecided superdelegates — the elected officials and party leaders who could hold the balance of power for the nomination — found them uncertain about who, if anyone, would step in to fill...
  • The Hillary Chronicles: Worse Than You Thought (listening to secretly recorded conversation)

    03/15/2008 8:47:48 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 36 replies · 2,089+ views
    nro ^ | 3-15-08 | Byron York
    The Hillary Chronicles: Worse Than You Thought Two new biographies shed new light on Senator Clinton By Byron York Hillary Clinton wasn’t looking forward to the publication of two new biographies, Her Way: The Hopes and Ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton, by former and present New York Timesmen Jeff Gerth and Don Van Natta Jr., and A Woman in Charge, by Carl Bernstein, the lesser half of the Watergate team of Woodward and Bernstein. Senator Clinton is, of course, famously secretive — she probably wouldn’t be happy with any biography unless it were written by, say, Sidney Blumenthal — and...
  • Clinton-Obama War Creates Serious Tensions at DailyKos

    03/15/2008 8:40:24 AM PDT · by pissant · 61 replies · 2,683+ views
    ABC ^ | 3/15/08 | Jake Tapper
    This is how ugly things have gotten between supporters of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama -- Clinton supporters are staging what they call a "strike" at the influential liberal website DailyKos. It's not really a "strike" -- blogging for these diarists is not a job, and stopping their blogging won't cause them financial hardship. But, that said, these diarists' boycott of DailyKos is indicative of the turmoil in which the Democratic party finds itself. Read more on their "strike" HERE.
  • Losing Faith in America’s Political System(Good Saturday Read)

    03/15/2008 7:17:06 AM PDT · by Victory111 · 21 replies · 666+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 3-15-08 | Carl Sterling Parnell, Ed.D.
    “We the People” have allowed the government to become a bloated over-fed parody of its original self. The original structure is still there, just hidden under layers upon layers of law. Our government has become too big for its britches. Our congressmen pass legislation on almost a nit picky level. Do we need the seatbelt law? Shouldn’t a grown adult decide whether or not to wear a seatbelt? Do we need a law that says you can’t sell non-diet drinks in a school? I think it might be the parent’s job to educate their children about what to drink and...
  • If the Dems Don't Stop Fighting, McCain Will Win [Barf Alert!]

    03/14/2008 11:07:20 PM PDT · by RepublitarianRoger2 · 41 replies · 752+ views
    The Arab American News ^ | 3/14/08 | Patricia J. Williams
    U.S.A If the Dems don't stop fighting, McCain will win By Patricia J. Williams Friday, 03.14.2008, 05:07pm It was delightful, those early days when Republicans were in fractious disarray and the Democratic field bloomed with interesting candidates like a pasture full of daffodils — any of them! All of them! Bluebirds sang. We were rolling in good will. Now, however, John McCain has unified the right with a lizardy, smothering oil of "my friend," "my friends" and "hey listen, pal." And Democrats are chewing each other's legs off. ...

    03/14/2008 7:44:33 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 25 replies · 1,232+ views
    As you know, both Hillary and Obama have proposals out there that would eliminate union elections in the workplace. These proposals would institutionalize union intimidation and coercion in efforts to unionize workplaces. Now .. why do I have a problem with unions? Just read this email: Message: Boortz, I witnessed this event at my place of employment and was astonished at what happened. This is what Hillary and her gang want to do to us. I work in a large corporation that has both Union and non union employees. One of my coworkers was moving their desk, to one desk...
  • Geraldine Ferraro Steps Down From Clinton Finance Committee

    03/12/2008 2:07:16 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 193 replies · 5,553+ views
    CNN ^ | 3/12/2008 | n/a
    Geraldine Ferraro steps down from Hillary Clinton's Finance Committee.
  • CAN STAN LEE TAKE DOWN A PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE? (Deposition disputes Hillary filing)

    03/12/2008 7:46:43 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 27 replies · 2,056+ views
    Lying In The Gutters ^ | March 10 2008 | Rich Johnston
    Stan Lee hosted a fundraising event back in 2000, the "The Hollywood Gala Salute To William Jefferson Clinton And Hillary Rodham Clinton" arranged by Peter Paul, the man behind Stan Lee Media, the internet venture that eventually collapsed into bankruptcy and Paul was jailed after pleading guilty to stock manipulation. Hillary Clinton's campaign team recently resubmitted their report to the FEC, stating that Stan Lee contributed $225,000 in 2000 to her Senate campaign. However in a deposition back in 2005, (handily just uploaded to YouTube here and here), Lee states that he did not make such a financial contribution...
  • If Spitzer Quits, Clinton Would Lose One of Her Superdelegates

    03/12/2008 6:55:12 AM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 25 replies · 962+ views
    If New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer resigns, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton will be down one superdelegate. The scandal-tainted governor and his lieutenant governor, David Paterson, who is a Democratic National Committee member, are among the roughly 800 superdelegates who will also cast ballots at the August nominating convention. Both support Sen. Clinton. The DNC confirmed yesterday that New York would lose Mr. Spitzer's superdelegate slot if he resigns.
  • A campaign and its toll on H. Clinton (pic)

    03/11/2008 6:27:42 PM PDT · by hole_n_one · 32 replies · 2,484+ views
    Maybe Rush was onto something..........